SCHEADEL, Garnet Keith

Plane was a Lancaster ME853 of the 467 Sqd RAAF which participated in a daylight raid on flying bomb facilities at Bois de Cassan, France. It is believed that two Lancaster bombers, ME853 and ND346 collided and crashed at Boran-Sur-Oise, France. All the crew were killed.

Last Name
SCHEADEL
Given Names
Garnet Keith
Service Number
437213
Date of Birth
04/08/1924
Birth Location
Angaston S.A
Enlistment Date
01/12/1942
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
24/06/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 40
Intake Date
24/06/1943
Kill or Discharge Date
02/08/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
467 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops over France target Bois de Cassan.
Date of Death
02/08/1944
Age
19
Cemetery / Memorial
Boran-Sur-Oise Communal Cemetery France
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 France and Germany Defence 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster ME853 of the 467 Sqd RAAF which participated in a daylight raid on flying bomb facilities at Bois de Cassan, France. It is believed that two Lancaster bombers, ME853 and ND346 collided and crashed at Boran-Sur-Oise, France. All the crew were killed.

Posting on Death
467 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Scheadel Garnet - Service Number 437213 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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